Historically, concussed people were told to rest until they feel better.
While rest may be important in the early stages (24 – 48 hours), that timeline seems to be getting shorter, with longer duration rest causing worse outcomes for patients.
In this episode, we discuss the top 5 causes of persistent concussion symptoms and how to manage complex patients.
1. Blood flow and autonomic nervous system
2. Metabolic, inflammatory and hormonal
3. Visual and vestibular
4. Cervical spine
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